Microprocessing



[mahy-kroh-pros-es-er, ‐uh-ser; especially British ‐proh-ses-er, ‐suh-ser] /ˈmaɪ kroʊˌprɒs ɛs ər, ‐ə sər; especially British ‐ˌproʊ sɛs ər, ‐sə sər/

noun
1.
an integrated computer circuit that performs all the functions of a CPU.
/ˌmaɪkrəʊˈprəʊsɛsə/
noun
1.
(computing) a single integrated circuit performing the basic functions of the central processing unit in a small computer
n.

1970, from micro- + processor.
microprocessor
(mī’krō-prŏs’ěs-ər)
An integrated circuit that contains a processor, such as a central processing unit.

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